Nintendo reveals Comic-Con 2011 gaming lineup

By Posted 19 Jul 2011, 13:06

We’ve already provided our readers with information on some of the Xbox 360 Kinect and PlayStation 3 games they can expect to see at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con International, which is due to take place from July 21st until July 24th, and now we have just discovered that Nintendo has recently revealed their Comic-Con 2011 gaming lineup.

According to a recent press release over on the Nintendo.com website, there will be a number of top games available to try out at this year’s event including the much-anticipated Wii title, The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. Other Wii games that expected to be playable during the convention include Kirby, Fortune Street and Ubisoft’s Just Dance 3.

Attendees will also get the opportunity to try out the likes of the Captain America: Super Soldier and Rhythm Heaven games on the Nintendo Wii. It’s not just Nintendo Wii games that visitors will have a chance to check out either, as there will also be a number of playable 3DS titles at the Nintendo Gaming Lounge including Star Fox 64 3D and Kid Icarus: Uprising.

Other playable 3DS titles will include Super Mario, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D, Mario Kart, Pokedex 3D, Dead or Alive Dimensions, Shinobi, Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater 3D and the Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D and Super Street Fighter IV 3D Edition games from Capcom. Visitors will also get the chance to play the Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 2 game on DS.

In addition to Nintendo’s booth at the San Diego Convention Center, there will also be a number of different activities taking place at a special Nintendo Gaming Lounge in the San Diego Ballroom at the Marriott Marquis & Marina. For example, Pokemon fans are invited to attend a special meet-up event from 4:00pm to 6:00pm on July 21st.

Whilst there they can battle and trade with the Pokemon White Version and Pokemon Black Version games. Nintendo 3DS owners that have the Pokedex 3D application will also have the opportunity to exchange data with other 3DS owners, as well as having the ability to interact with a giant Pokemon AR marker of Legendary Pokemon Reshiram.

Visitors will also be able to enjoy limited amount of Pokemon giveaways including Pokedex 3D t-shirts, a set of 3 Pokemon AR marker cards, pins and Pokemon cinch sacks. There will be other fun activities and daily giveaways available including collectible Kid Icarus: Uprising AR cards and the opportunity to pose for 3D photos in an oversized AR Card gallery.

As a way of celebrating the launch of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D, the upcoming release of The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword and the franchise’s 25th anniversary, Nintendo has hired an artist to create a chalk drawing on site over several days. Fans will be able to visit the site regularly to check on the artist’s progress.

Are you going to the Comic-Con 2011? If you are, will you be paying a visit to the Nintendo Booth or Gaming Lounge?